18 actors who have travelled between the universes of Harry Potter and Doctor Who

From the halls of Hogwarts to the Tardis, you wouldn't believe how many marvellous muggles have appeared in both...

Warwick Davis

As the fabulous Professor Flitwick he first gave us ‘wingardium leviosa’ but Warwick Davis was rather interested in flying in Doctor Who too. He starred as Emperor Ludens Nimrod Kendrick Cord Longstaff XLI, also known as Porridge. While running from his responsibilities as defender of the galaxy he decided it’d be a fine idea to propose to Clara…


Shirley Henderson

Miserable, moping, moaning Myrtle herself made an appearance in Love and Monsters as Ursula Blake. She was absorbed by Peter Kay’s evil Victor Kennedy but the Doctor miraculously managed to keep her essence alive in a, err, paving stone.


Jimmy Gardner

Erratic driver Ernie was unstoppable behind the wheel of Prisoner of Azkaban’s Knight Bus but Jimmy Gardner’s Doctor Who counterpart wasn’t quite so lucky. He played Idmon, a trog who was arrested for inciting a rebellion and very nearly met his maker before The Doctor intervened.